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From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

From rugby to painting, China using global stage to diminish Taiwan

Published 19/11/2018

TAIPEI (Reuters) - All Taiwan wanted to do was to host rugby teams from around the region for a series of matches. Instead, Chinese representatives [more…]

Top 25 roundup: No. 16 VT edges No. 23 Purdue

Top 25 roundup: No. 16 VT edges No. 23 Purdue

Published 19/11/2018

Three players scored more than 20 points for No. 16 Virginia Tech on Sunday night as the Hokies made up a double-digit deficit to beat [more…]

NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

NBA roundup: LeBron, Lakers hammer Heat

Published 19/11/2018

LeBron James scored a season-high 51 points as the Los Angeles Lakers defeated the host Miami Heat 113-97 on Sunday night. James, who won four [more…]

NFL roundup: Saints pummel Eagles

NFL roundup: Saints pummel Eagles

Published 19/11/2018

Drew Brees threw for 363 yards and four touchdowns as the New Orleans Saints rolled up 546 yards in total offense and 28 first downs [more…]

NASCAR notebook: Truex falls just short in title defense

NASCAR notebook: Truex falls just short in title defense

Published 19/11/2018

HOMESTEAD, Fla. - On an emotional night at Homestead-Miami Speedway, Martin Truex Jr. fell one place short in his bid for a second straight Monster [more…]

NFL: Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

NFL: Redskins face tough road after gruesome Smith injury

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - The Washington Redskins season took a precarious turn on Sunday when starting quarterback Alex Smith suffered a gruesome broken leg, an injury that [more…]

NFL notebook: Redskins QB Smith sustains ugly injury

NFL notebook: Redskins QB Smith sustains ugly injury

Published 19/11/2018

Redskins quarterback Alex Smith broke his right tibia and fibula against the Houston Texans on Sunday and will require immediate surgery, Washington coach Jay Gruden [more…]

Howell beats Rodgers in playoff for first win in 11 years

Howell beats Rodgers in playoff for first win in 11 years

Published 19/11/2018

(Reuters) - An emotional Charles Howell III overcame a disastrous start to his final round to defeat Patrick Rodgers in a playoff and win his [more…]

Hurricanes strike early, outlast Devils, 2-1

Hurricanes strike early, outlast Devils, 2-1

Published 19/11/2018

Justin Williams and Micheal Ferland scored in the opening 30 seconds, and the Carolina Hurricanes defeated the visiting New Jersey Devils 2-1 on Sunday in [more…]

Logano wins race, NASCAR season title

Logano wins race, NASCAR season title

Published 19/11/2018

In the lead-up to Sunday’s season-ending Monster Energy NASCAR Cup Series race at Homestead-Miami Speedway, driver Joey Logano referred to the four remaining championship contenders [more…]